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Cowrie Bracelet


Copper Cowrie Shell Bracelet
Individually hand, Wire wrapped

Here’s some history!
Cowrie shells, especially Monetaria moneta, were used for centuries as currency by native Africans. After the 1500s, however, it became even more common. ... Starting over three thousand years ago, cowrie shells, or copies of the shells, were used as Chinese currency. They were also used as means of exchange in India.